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One to One Learning Support Assistant

FL
Reference:
HQ00171435
Location:
North London
Salary:
£11.72 p/h (+holiday pay)
Contract type:
Temporary
Date closing:
03/12/2017

Our client is a small, local charity that has been making a real difference to children, young people and adults in London for more than 30 years. One of the services they provide is a further education project, designed for young people aged 16 - 25 with mild to moderate learning difficulties and autism. They are now recruiting for a Learning Support Assistant to provide one to one learning support for a young person with Autism.

The Learning Support Assistant will provide learning support on a one to one basis, both in the classroom and during community-based activities, and will support the student to develop their social, emotional and mental wellbeing skills. The LSA will facilitate and support the student in decision-making, promoting independence, choice and involvement, and will assist tutors with monitoring and maintaining records to the student's progress and development.

The ideal candidate for this role will have extensive knowledge and experience of working with young people or adults with autism, identifying their barriers to learning and working towards a range of outcomes. A Teaching Assistant/Learning Support qualification is desirable, as well as experience of positive behaviour support. Overall you will be personable, enthusiastic and passionate about improving outcomes for vulnerable young people with learning disabilities.

This is initially a temporary role, starting asap until June 2018

Please note this position is part-time (22 hours per week) and term time only

Please only apply if you have an Enhanced DBS issued within the last 6 months or registered to the online update service.

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